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Update: Incident at Fairview Terminal

EFFECTIVE MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2017

DP World Prince Rupert reported an incident which occurred at Fairview Container Terminal early Sunday morning, September 3, 2017.

The Port of Prince Rupert,  other port partners and relevant response agencies have been fully aware of the situation and are supporting DP World's assessment and response to the incident.

DP World's response was based on safety and emergency response procedures; including, the precaution of evacuating all personnel from the terminal’s container yard and suspending operations until the reported incident could be fully investigated. DP World declared the site safe at 4:30am on Monday, September 4, 2017.

There is no inhalation hazard to the community of Prince Rupert nor hazard to the marine environment as related to this incident.  DP World plans to resume normal operations after the Labour day weekend.